Case: Individual Employment Rights/Whistleblowing (N.J.)

May 14, 2021, 10:53 AM

The Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed in part an appellate court’s grant of summary judgment to the defendants on whistleblower retaliation claims under the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act brought by a County Purchasing Agent whose three-year contract was not renewed by the County of Cape May. The purchasing agent asserted that she engaged in protected activity by objecting to the county’s retention of Ballard Spahr as outside counsel without a competitive bidding process, and she also allegedly refused a request from a human resources director to change the last page of Capehart & Scatchard’s bid proposal, to ...

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